Top 50 Games

This evolving list compiles the top 50 most-viewed and most-played games on the website.

Shoe Talk

Often at the start of a youth camp or youth group year there are many people who don't know...

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Secret Identity

Have everyone secretly write down the name of a person on a small piece of paper or a "post-it"...

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Mix & Meet

This is a really fun and simple (and yummy) small group get to know you game. Get each person...

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Name Bingo

This is probably one of the oldest and most well known icebreakers. It's also known as "People Bingo" and...

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Teeth

Everyone sits in a circle. Each player chooses a fruit or vegetable. Player A says their fruit/veggie, then...

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Team Architect

Team Architect is basically a game where you get each team to build something with very little amounts of...

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Two Truths And A Tale

For this great get to know you game, each person must make three statements about themselves, one of which...

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Captain's Orders

This game is excellent for a competitive group. It tires everyone out really quickly and can provide a good...

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Blow Wind Blow

For this icebreaker game you'll need to set up your chairs in a circle facing inwards. Make sure there...

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Speed Dating With a Twist

Set up the chairs in two circles, a small circle and a larger circle outside of that. Make sure...

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Remember Me?

Get your two teams to mingle together for a couple of minutes, and introduce themselves to each other. The...

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Matthew Mark Luke John

Each person has a chair. Put 4 chairs in a row (or use a couple couches), the rest in a...

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Ultimate Icebreaker

This game is the ultimate icebreaker. Needs a bit a prep before hand - fill up some trays with...

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Everyone's It!

Same rules as chasey... except everyone is it! Get everyone to put their non-prefered hand on their head. Then,...

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Slap Wrestling

Two people stand facing each other with about a shoulder's span between them and thier feet together. They must...

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Psychiatrist

Have the entire group sit in a circle; a room with couches and chairs are fine, as long as...

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True False Run

The group stands in the middle of a room (or if outside, between two markers eg cones). one wall...

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The Laughing Game

The objective of this game is to get everyone to laugh while you can not laugh yourself. Have everyone...

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Mingle Mingle Mingle

This is a good youth group game to get kids mingling together and to help kids to get to...

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Mix & Mingle

This get to know you game / ice break game is a great way to generate discussion amoungst a big...

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Zombie Apocalypse

How to Play: Basically, there will be three teams. One is the Zombies, one is the Survivors, the last...

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Actionary

This icebreaker youth group game is a cross between pictionary, sculptionary and charades. Firstly come up with a list...

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Secret Dancer

A fun group game, sure to provide a whole lot of laughs. Might be suitable for a disco night...

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French Vs English

First off I wanted to say that this is probably one of my all time favourite youth group games....

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Commando

This one is insanely popular with all ages. Minimum age of 7 or 8 is recommend as anything younger is hard...

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Cups and Downs

This game is best played with a small group. Place 20 or more cups in the middle of the room,...

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Never Have I Ever

Hold out 5 fingers (well, 4 and your thumb) Go around the circle and one at a time, each person announces...

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Quick Switch Chasey

Usually played in a hall, this game requires 2 even teams. 1 team kneels down in a line through the middle...

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Mastermind

The classic game of Mastermind works well when solved as a whole group. The whole group must work together...

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Murder in the Dark

This game is very simple. Perfect for a sleepover party or a late night camp gamer. Make a room...

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Over the Mountain

I love this game for getting to know students. Each player sits in a chair in a circle facing...

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Mute Organisation

Simply announce that you want everyone lined up across the room by birth-date. Only catch: no talking. Once they...

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Circle Untangle

This is an all time classic icebreaker game! Everyone stands in a big circle and then grabs onto two...

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Jockeys Up

1. Tell the group to get into pairs, preferably with a person who has a similar height/weight to them. 2....

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Bang

Get everyone to stand in a circle facing inwards. The leader running the game will need to stand in...

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No Sir, Not I Sir (Prince of Paris)

This is a high paced game of concentration and reaction time. The goal of the game is to become #1...

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Penny For Your Thoughts

Each kid gets a coin. When asked, they share something significant that happened to them the year the coin...

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Snowball Fight

This is a great fun get to know you game. It works well as an ice breaker game and...

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Capture the Flag

Capture the flag is one of the most popular wide games ever and is great to play on a...

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Celebrity Head Mania

Grab a whole bunch of sticky labels or masking tape and write the names of celebrities on the non-sticky...

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Mafia

Mafia is a classic campfire game played at many youth camps, summer camps and scout camps before. In some...

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Four on the Couch

Object: To have only your gender sitting on the couch. Set-Up: If you don't have a couch large enough...

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Fresh

Fresh is a classic youth group running and strategy game. It's good for those kids who like to show...

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Shoe Shuffle

Get the group to take off their right shoe. Then throw all the shoes in a big pile in...

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Cup Stack Relay

Line two teams up next to each other with a table a few metres away from the start of...

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Get To Know You Bang

This is the "get to know you" edition of the youth group game called "Bang". You'll need to know...

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Steal The Keys

Put the keys in the metal bowl, and place it under the chair. Everyone makes a wide circle around...

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Identity

Divide your group into 2 teams. Each person writes the name of a well known person they would like to...

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Empires

First of all elect a adjudicator to go into the other room. A topic is chosen i.e. Food,...

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Spot The Difference

Divide your group into two teams. Stand the first group in a line facing the second group. The second...

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